birthdays

This Week at the Maker Mama House

We celebrated Earth Day with a picnic at the park… I’ve been working on a vintage crewel embroidery pattern (it’s very relaxing)… I put together a last-minute zippered art bag for my middle son’s 5th birthday… The kids eagerly awaited the arrival of Gran and Papa (my husband’s wonderful parents)… We kicked off Mr. Liam’s […]

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5 Reasons to Have Your Next Party Away from Home

We celebrated Eleanor’s third birthday last weekend at the local Kiddie Park. It’s basically a mini carnival/amusement park for kids 12 and under, and it’s been around since 1925! Eleanor’s birthday is actually at the beginning of September, but after back-to-back birthdays in August, I was a little pooped. We chose to have her party […]

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Strawberry Birthday Pie

I think we’ve started a new birthday tradition. After making Skyler a pie for his birthday, I couldn’t go without making one for Eleanor as she turned three last weekend. We’re waiting until the end of the month to have a party (when my in-laws will be able to celebrate with us), but we had […]

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Goodbye, Summer

As I think most of us usually do, I had a pretty ambitious to do wish-list for this summer. Of course I didn’t get everything checked off, but here’s how I faired: Stock up on craft supplies I did manage to visit a local school supply store and stocked up on essentials like construction paper, […]

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Birthday Pie

Skyler turned eight on Saturday. And although we celebrated with friends and family the week before, we forgot the candles (we had the party at a local pool). So we had to have something with candles for his big day. I whipped together a little key-lime pie (I cheated with a store-bought crust). Skyler said […]

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